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ABC
Nov 19, 2009 4:30am EST
bringing top terrorists to trial. republicans attacked holder's decision saying it puts america in harm's way. >>> the cia operated a number of secret prisons overseas where it interrogated terror suspects. one of them was lithuania. to keep it secret the cia built a prison inside this huge horse barn. eight suspected eight high valued al qaeda suspects. >> they included various forms of torture, including sleep deprivation, painful stressed positions. >>> it's now if 9/11 mastermind was imprisoned here. officials say he was moved out of the secret prison in poland just before this facility opened. >>> kathleen sebelius says new recommendations about mammograms won't change government policy. women do not need routine ma'am grom until they are 50 and then every two years. she says american women don't need to change. >> do what you always done. talk to your doctor. figure out your own health situation with your doctor and your family history. >> sebelius denied charges that the panel recommendations were by politics. >>> sarah palin is taking middle america by tour. getting a rock star
WETA
Nov 19, 2009 5:30pm EST
stoy, we take you to dided town on the west ba where america settlers say they feel under attack. thpalestinians say they are rced to do witut. >>> and throughout europe toda the talk is all about the world p and a missed ca that h ance celebring and ireland outrag. and the peter g. pet >> from the world's leadg reports and analysts, here's at's happening from around t world. this is orldfocus." major supporhas been provided by rosalind p. walter and the peter g.eterson foundation, dicated to promoting fiscalesponsibility and addressing keyconomic chalnges facing america's future. and addition funding is ovided by the following supporters -- >>> hello and od evening. i'm dalj dhaliwal in new york. presidt obama had a tough new message today foroth north korea and iran, tling them to sce back their nuclear programsr face the consuences. the present made his remarks in south korea, the last stopon his week-long ip to asia. once again, he sa things could improve for north korea and iran if they act. tonight's le focus,eook at what the president had to say, folwed by analysiof his la
NBC
Nov 12, 2009 4:30am EST
across the country, a salute to america and the men and women in uniform. leanne gregg, nbc news. >> now here's a look at other stories making news early today in america. >>> some of the first women ever to fly military aircraft were honored in dallas. 21 members from texas and the women's air force service pilots, world war ii pilots, known as watches, were given their proper recognition. senator kay bailey hutchison congratulated them. they'll each receive the congressional gold medal. >>> also in texas, a retired air force pilot was reunited with valuable lost possessions. he spent seven years as a p.o.w. in vietnam and left without his dog tags and wedding ring. after nearly 40 years, those items have been returned to him. and the best news of all, the ring still fits. >>> a new jersey man was also separated from a wedding ring, only it was his wife's and he had accidentally thrown it in the trash. not realizing that the ring was in an empty cup, he tossed it into the garbage. he contacted the dump and was sold it was in a ten-ton stack of trash. after hours of sifting he got out of
CSPAN
Nov 26, 2009 5:00pm EST
on the importance of philanthropy. later, america's future and the place in the world. at 8:00, the first of three nights of the c-span's original documentaries on the iconic homes of the three branches of the government, starting with the supreme court. >> tomorrow, dawn kpeck ofi an update on the commercial and real-estate markets. then, author of the walmart effect with charles fishman. after that,sidney hart. "washington journal", live on friday, 7:00 a.m. eastern here on c-span. friday, parliament opens its chambers as the youth parliament debates in the house of commons. also, jayson blair on why he fabricated and plagiarized news stories. also, have world the threat's been over height? sunday, two programs on democracy and the internet, including the university of virginia panel. facebook founder chris hughes on how social networking is changing the political process. this holiday weekend on c-span. >> thanksgiving weekend on c- span, american icons, three nights of original documentaries on the icon mccombs of the three branches of the american government, beginning tonight at 8:00 p.m. ea
ABC
Nov 18, 2009 4:30am EST
>>> making news in america this morning. >> preside obama wraps up his trip to china and heads on to korea where a whole new series of issues await. >>> government site meant to track stimulus raises anger on capitol hill. >>> it's wednesday, november 18th, 2009. >>> good morning. thanks for being with us. president obama has wrapped up his visit to shy by inviting hu to visit the zblus the president heads off to confront new challenges in korea. >> reporter: president obama enjoyed a final test of china as he wrapped up three days of meeting with communist leaders. the president's discussions have been wide ranging, climate change, north korea nuclear issues, human rights and the economy. >> a relationship that used to be focused just on economic and trade issues is now expanding to deal with a whole hosts of global issues in which the u.s. cop operates. >> reporter: the president now heads to south korea. the fourth and final country where demonstrators are awaiting his arrival. these are the first protesters that he's encountered on the trip. >> translator: i cannot repress
PBS
Nov 18, 2009 5:30pm EST
to the polls. welcome to," broadcast on pbs in america and around the globe. coming up later, is new technology the answer for all the farmers? japan's search for answers to food dependency. and not exactly an old master, london's data rate retreats amsterdam's red light district for exhibition. -- london's museum recreate amsterdam's red light district for an exhibition. >>> it is official, the deadline for closing the hugely controversial prison at guantanamo bay, cuba, two months away, will not be met. president obama has confirmed the commitment that he made so publicly came to office will not be fulfilled in time. jonathan beall is at guantanamo bay. >> the reason for the delay is still filtering through. we do not know if the detainees have been informed, but the military commanders are aware. it does not come as a huge surprise because they know that president obama wanted to close it. they know there has been a huge obstacle in the way, the biggest one, where the put the detainees instead? there are still 200. where will they go, where will they be tried? these questions are still to be
CBS
Nov 22, 2009 11:00am EST
america is strong and resilient. and we'll pull through these tough times, we always have. and the companies building the internet are leading this technology driven recovery. more than one hundred billion dollars in private investment over the last two years has spurred innovation, launching new online service and content and put more than three million americans to work. an economic success story. expanding and growing by building a smarter, faster, safer internet. broadband for america: it's working. remember when connections to the internet sounded like this - when high speed internet was out of reach of most american families and small businesses? as recently as the year 2000, only three percent of american families had high speed internet. then competition drove innovation - spurred private investment, and the internet took off - at record breaking speeds. at at&t we're taking the lead - investing some thirty-eight billion dollars in our wired and wireless networks over the past two years. last year alone we invested more than any other public company in america. a
FOX News
Nov 13, 2009 7:00pm EST
is going to jail. >> when you mess with america's emotions, america will hurt you. the d.a.'s will ask for jail on richard. >> ultimately, the judge makes the decision on punishment. as you mentioned, that comes during sentencing next month. trace: thank you. it claims that it is a muslim charity organization but the feds say it is funneling money to the government of iran. new details about a blockbuster criminal investigation, plus, time to break out the wetvac. these scenes are up and down the east coast. ñÑ trace: an update from "the fox report" last night. investigators moving to take control of property owned by a group that might have funneled money to the iranian government. the feds say the foundation sends money to iran and it is used in the nuclear program. prosecutors began the process of seizing real estate owned by the group in five states. among the assets, four shiite muslim mosques. eric shawn is outside one of those mosques in queens. >> the question tonight, has iran infiltrated america through this foundation? we told you about that foundation as part of our inves
CSPAN
Nov 29, 2009 1:00pm EST
of the contract with america and the flat tax. she remained -- he approaches any subjects as internet, a government in general with one statement -- freedom of works. please welcome, dick armey. [applause] >> let me introduce somebody that every time i hear the name, dick armey's ideological soul mate. arianna huffington -- [laughter] is a nationally syndicated columnist and author of 12 books. she is co-host of "left, right and center," in may, 2005, she launched a news again blog site that has quickly become not only one of the most widely read and the most influential in the media and in political circles. in 2006, time magazine put her on the list of the time 100, their list of the world's most influential leaders. in 2009, she was named one of the most influential women and media by forbes. cordially from greece, huffington moved to england and graduated from cambridge with a master's in economics. she is known for her bold and fearlessness and believes in saying what needs to be said in doing what needs to be done, to leave and succeed. she is a prolific author with titles inclu
FOX News
Nov 15, 2009 12:00pm EST
to this and the controversial decision to try accused 9/11 sp conspirators in america. abortion moves to the forefront of the healthcare debate. major sticking point in the house. how far are both sides willing to go? we talk to the head of planned parenthood and concern of the pro-life senator also a doctor. sarah palin's campaign tell-all hits bookstores this week. she goes after many mccain staffers. we'll talk to one of mccain senior advisors, former hewlett-packard ceo carly fiorina. i'm shannon bream. america's news headquarters live from the nation's capital starts right now. we have word the white house is considering buying a warehouse to house the gitmo detine knees. president obama promised to close the place for next year. julie kirtz has the latest from washington. >> although no decision has been announced, an obama administration official tells us a near empty prison is an option for detain tees from guantanamo bay. an idea backed by the governor wood would allow the federal bure reof prisons to buy the prison and turn it into a supermax facility. the prison is in a small town called th
FOX News
Nov 25, 2009 11:00pm EST
to every d-lister in a leopard skin fez. america is a great country and we need not constantly tied ourselves. they are the ones who whipped themselves in the back, not us. bill: the white house says it was not a bow you are saying what? >> i do not want to get into what it is. >> it depends on what the meaning of the word "is" is. >> he was dressed like sergeant hillary clinton and then down to his hips. whatever you want to call that -- sergeant bilko and then down to his hips. whatever you want to call that -- why doesn't he bowed to the queen, for god's sakes? >> hello. bill: oprah and his wife are with barack obama tomorrow. what do you think? >> listen, i do not have any trouble. i think harry truman pulled the pan on the grenade in hiroshima on his way back from potsdam. he can do the same on air force one or zero proposal plane. o proposal was probably nicer. -- oprah's was probably nicer than air force one. get ready to be deemed racist. bill: you agree with me. get the olympics for chicago. it is a good thing for america. it is popular overseas. he can do whatever he wants
NBC
Nov 16, 2009 3:30am EST
of state, hillary clinton. >>> then a special discussion about america's failing public schools. the president's education secretary calls them dropout factories and promises sweeping change. he is touring the country with a political odd couple who share the president's vision for reform. >> i'm not sure on my side of the aisle which was more confusing to my friends, hanging out with the obama administration or hanging out with sharpton. >>> with us this morning, education secretary arne duncan, former democratic presidential candidate reverend al sharpton, and former house speaker newt gingrich. >>> in the "meet the press minute," as president obama lands in china this morning we look back to 1976 when george h.w. bush tries to explain a controversial chinese invitation extended to an impeached richard nixon. >> we can argue and there's plenty of room for opinion and i have my own personal opinion which i don't plan to divulge to you about how i feel about it, but i'm telling you how the chinese feel about it. >>> but first secretary of state hillary clinton is traveling in as
CSPAN
Nov 30, 2009 12:30am EST
as a result of the contributions of the european union, america and some of the richest countries of the world. we will do everything in our power to secure a climate change agreement in copenhagen. >> thank you, mr. speaker. whatever are the individual speakers on afghanistan there's clarity on the mission. the prime minister has said we're in afghanistan to protect british people against terrorism. and yet almost in the same breath threatens to pull out of the country if president karzai can't clean up his corrupt government. these are contradictory messages they are sending out mixed signals. can the prime minister now square that circle?vu >> we are in the country because of the threat to britain. a threat that has been seen over eight years as a result of projected and actual terrorist defenses in our country. three-quarters of which come from afghanistan and pakistan and mainly the borders of pakistan. that is why we are there to protect the streets of britain. i was right to ask president karzai to give us assurances about how in his second term he would tackle corruption. he has now an
CSPAN
Nov 26, 2009 1:00pm EST
general motors and chrysler? governments don't own big companies in america. what ruptured? what ruptured is the concern that there is way too much in spending and to be fair, it's not the president's fault. but when you say -- and the combined the billions of dollars, there is one huge massive spending and as a stimulus package. . >> what happens is the republican party has a lot of troubles. we put on the brakes and send a missile. that was to park. -- that was too far. many private people said there will be a bill and we're better off negotiating in good faith because there is going to be a bill. what is going to happen is this possibility, which is the a.m .a is there because they thought they would get a deal. if it does not get fixed, i do not know where they will be. hospitals are there because they said they would have 9066%6% coverage. >> why do you think the industry support did not translate into republicans support? >> we're down to 170 boats. at 177 votes, the sport gentleman in new orleans. ok, we could lose that seat. at 177 seats, there are not a lot of seats you can lose.
HLN
Nov 17, 2009 6:00am EST
the federal government's role in the bank of america/merrill lynch murder of 2008. live coverage from the house oversight committee begins at 10:00 on cspan 3. later in the day, a look at the u.s. response to the h1n1 flu virus. the senate, and security department -- the senate homeland security department will look at the government role. president barack obama continues his asia trip. he met with met withhu jintao and the two leaders spoke about relations between the two countries. topics included all the major issues of the day. this is from china's state-run television. >> i would like to extend a warm welcome to proceed on his state visit. welcome to china. i had a very good talk with president barack obama. the two sides hadn't in-depth exchange of views on how to further financial relationship and our major regional and international issues of shared interests. the two sides reached broad, important agreements. the talks were candid, constructive, and very fruitful. both president barack obama and i believe that the international situation at present continues to undergo profou
FOX News
Nov 8, 2009 12:00pm EST
and hospitals struck to get it for their patients. i'm shannon bream, america's news headquarters live from the nation's capital starts right now. we begin with the historic vote in the house late last night. it took a visit from president bam become and a deal with the pro-life members to the caucus, but the democrats were able to win the late night passage of the massive healthcare bill. caroline shively is standing by with the latest. hi, caroline. >> hi to you, shannon. democrats pass with reform bill with 220 cevote. listen to the cheers when they reached 218 the bear minimum for passage. [ applause ] that cheer is for a ten-year trillion-dollar plus measure that is a sweeping overhaul of a healthcare system. 219 democrats voted for the bill, and so did one republican, congressman joseph gal. a first termer who holds overwhelmingly democratic seat in new orleans. 176 republicans and 39 democrats voted against it. it aimed to cover 96% of americans. those who don't get insurance face a fine. it has large companies to offer coverage or face a fine. creates a public option where the gover
WHUT
Nov 18, 2009 6:30pm EST
dependency. the deadline for closing america's hugely controversial prison in guantanamo bay is two months away and it will not be met. president obama said that the commitment that he made cannot be fulfilled in time. >> it was one of the obama administration's earlier promises, close the prison that they called gtmo by his first term in office -- by his first year in office. 10 inmates are being brought to trial,ive of them in new york. the president was asked if he understood why some americans found this offensive. >> i don't think it is offensive at all when he is convicted and when the death penalty is applied. what i am clear about is that i have complete confidence in the american people and our legal traditions. >> there are still 215 people being held in guantanamo bay. some have been cleared of wrongdoing but no countries have been forthcoming in taking them. some of them will be tried at a federal court in manhattan including 9/11 mastermind khalid sheikh mohammed. detainees could end up being sent to a prison in rural illinois. thedministration's top lawyer went to capitol hil
CSPAN
Nov 23, 2009 10:00am EST
on c-span, the look on politics in america from the bipartisan policy center. what is there in politics, the role of the media, and assessing the obama presidency. tuesday night, the first state dinner, as president obama welcomes indian prime minister manmohan singh. and american icons, three nights of c-span documentary's, beginning with "the supreme court" on thursday night. >> now to a conference held by the american council on renewable energy. speakers include jeff bingaman and carol browner. this is about an hour and 40 minutes. on renewable energy. it is 1 hour 10 minutes. >> good morning. good morning, everyone. welcome to the ai8th , yes it is the eighth. we are at the eight global energy in america of national policy conference, the sixth time in this room. what an honor it is to hold this annual review and think about where we are going in renewable energy in america. thank you for coming and i hope you enjoyed this day. believe it or not, that is a symbol of the danish embassy, the embassy of denmark, where we will have a reception this evening. it is a great place to go fr
MSNBC
Nov 30, 2009 4:00am EST
of america's largest congregations in his saddleback church in california. pastor rick warren joins us for a discussion on faith and charity. then, he's the world's richest man, founder of computer giant microsoft. together with his wife, melinda, bill gates also runs the largest private charitable foundation in the world. they're here exclusively to discuss their mission to improve global health and education. but first, our focus on giving thanks and helping others during a tumultuous period in our country economically and politically. with us pastor, best-selling author, and be no stranger to washington, rick warren. pastor rick warren, welcome back to "meet the press." i will call you pastor rick. >> just call me rick. just call me for dinner. >> what is testing the faith of americans, do you think, as you approach this holiday season? >> well, no doubt about the economy, the war in afghanistan, but also i just think the political visions are a big deal that the coarsening of our society, demonizing differences. those things need to be dealt with. >> we think about thanksgiving, we
CSPAN
Nov 25, 2009 1:00pm EST
. at the president has said, america does not accept the legitimacy of continued israeli settlements. we recognize that the palestinians and other arabs are concerned because israel's moratorium permits the completion of buildings already started, and limits the moratorium to the west bank. they are concerns we share. as to jerusalem, the u.s. policy remains unaffected and unchanged. as has been stated by every previous administration which addressed this issue, the status of jerusalem and all other permanent status' issues must be resolved by the parties through negotiations. the united states also disagrees with some israeli actions in jerusalem affecting palestinians in the areas such as housing, including the continuing pattern of evictions and demolitions of palestinian homes. the u.s. has not accepted and it disagrees with any unilateral action by either party which could have the effect of pre- empting negotiations. as we and others have said many times, the way to move forward is to enter negotiations without preconditions and reach agreements on the two-state solution. a jewish state of i
FOX News
Nov 3, 2009 3:00pm EST
not know, but we will let you see as the news develops. first, election day in parts of america, and voters are making important decisions in a race is closely watched. [captioning made possible by fox news channel] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- shepard: first, as always at 3:00 eastern, three boxes full. box number one, as we wait for president obama's decision for a correction in afghanistan, that country's president promises to stamp out corruption. good luck. but can the man who some call derisively the mayor of cobble -- kabul deliver. another threatening move from north korea as it tries to bully the united states into accepting its terms for nuclear negotiation. the country says it could soon build another atomic bomb. we will talk to an expert about what the latest move could mean. and box number three, the last thing heard from three missing college students was that police -- what police called hysterical phone calls. coming up, the latest in the search for the young women and why police are having such a hard time figuring out where to start lo
FOX News
Nov 17, 2009 6:00am EST
. this is an opportunity. >> with the busiest airport in the world and the tallest building in north america, i do not think that we should make chicagoland the center of jihady attention. gretchen: experts say relocation costs will easily top $200 million. new evidence that the house health care bill may be a bad prescription. a report just out says it will cost americans an extra $289 billion and could result in a reduction of services. in addition, the so-called doctor fix which proposes cuts in medicare payments to doctors, could wind up costing seniors extra. >> good morning, atlantis. a very special good morning to you, butch. gretchen: the space shuttle atlantis is on its way to the international space station. the six astronauts onboard will inspect the thermal shielding to look for any damage from liftoff. atlantis blasting off yesterday on an 11-day mission to deliver spare parts. this the second to the last mission for the 24-year-old atlantis which is scheduled to retire in about a year. and the word of the year, apparently is unfriend. that's according to the folks at the new oxford a
FOX News
Nov 14, 2009 12:00pm EST
to the judge to decide if the heenes have to repay the cost of search and rescue. >> when you mess with america's emotions, america will hurt you. >> that's why of lane expects richard heene will do some jail time. for now they're free until their sentencing, but they won't escape the freeman of the press anytime soon. >> that was heidi hemmet reporting. sarah palin's new book comes out tuesday and her former running mate senator john mccain has time to read it? of men and women overseas, country singer amy grant has an easy way to let them know you can care this season. take a moment of your time well investigated. you want to stick with us for that. ♪ . (announcer) we understand. you need to save money. >> clooel kalid shaikh mohammed is coming to new york city and many americans are outraged. caroline shively has the latest on that and other stories. >> hi, brian. attorney general eric holder's decision to bring the professed master mind of the attack to new york has strong critics. holder insists that the court system and evidence are strong enough for a guilty verdict and many americans
CSPAN
Nov 23, 2009 7:00am EST
weekend. god bless america. host: about 15 more minutes of your calls on who has the bigger influence in washington? constituents or lobbyists? here this headline, the catholic bishops flex their muscles at the opportunities ahead. emboldened by success and inserting restrictive abortion language and to the house healthcare bill, roman catholic bishops said they have found of the model that could provide the latter voice in future policy debates. inside this story, i will turn the page and go little deeper into this story -- they write, churches strategic decisions are significant because with catholics representing 30%, the largest single religious group among members of congress, it can gain access across party lines. while pressuring democratic leaders to adjust to the abortion coverage language earlier this month and the bishops simultaneously contacted republican members and warned them against using procedural tactics to torpedo an amendment. a related story this morning about patrick kennedy. the bishop in rhode island -- this is in "the new york daily news" -- the bishop bent
FOX News
Nov 10, 2009 9:00am EST
in america today? it is all about jobs. have you seen any good news? patti ann: the convicted d.c. sniper john allen muhammad is scheduled for execution tonight. >> we will always have the loss of our brother and the scars of what we have had to deal with. at this point, it's time to pay the debt to society, not just for dean's death, but for many other deaths and injuries that he caused. hhm@ú@@!p can your body wash nourish this deeply? the moisturizer in other body washes sits on top of skin. only new dove has nutriummoisture... which can nourish deep down. new dove body wash with nutriummoisture. superior natural nourishment for your skin. it doesn't cover everything. and what it doesn't cover can cost you some money. that's why you should consider... an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan... insured by united healthcare insurance company. it can help cover some of what medicare doesn't... so you could save up to thousands of dollars... in out-of-pocket expenses. call now for this free information kit... and medicare guide. if you're turning 65 or you're already on medicare
MSNBC
Nov 19, 2009 3:00pm EST
security. wendy r. sherman: it's crucial that america become energy independent. jackie rodgers, jr: i saw firsthand how america's dependence on foreign oil threatens our national security. terron sims, ii: stop sending our dollars overseas to be used against us. jonathan powers: america must reestablish itself as a country that leads by example. general wesley clark: we need to repower and there's no better time to do it then right now. announcer: add your voice at repoweramerica.org/wall. >>> i'm julie boorstin with your cnbc market wrap. dow trading down 110 points. s & p 500 down 17 points, nasdaq down nearly 39 points. >>> new numbers show jobless claims were unchanged last week while the number continuing to claim benefits dipped. the labor department says first-time claims for jobless benefit were 505,000, the same as the previous week, however, the number of those continuing to claim benefits dropped by 39,000. >>> oil prices tumbled today following a global selloff of equity markets, oil dropped $2 to settle below $70 a barrel. >>> aol plans to cut the workforce by one-third in th
PBS
Nov 19, 2009 6:00pm EST
.com. >> what makes us an engine for the economy? plants across america. nearly 200,000 jobs created. we see beyond cars. and the william and flora hewlett foundation, working to solve social and environmental problems at home and around the world. and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> lehrer: the senate geared up today for the real battle over health care reform. democratic leaders hoped to get their new bill to the floor-- nearly 10 months after the process began. "newshour" health correspondent betty ann bowser has our lead story report. >> this is a big bill it affects everybody in america. >> reporter: senate majority leader harry reid and fellow democrats edged closer today to moving a 2,000-page health care reform bill to the floor for debate. >> we all acknowledge this legislation is a tremendous step forward. >> reporter: reid unveiled the legislation last night with final cost estimates from the
ABC
Nov 13, 2009 7:00am EST
>>> good morning, america, on this friday, november 13th. a deadly nor'easter floods the east, from north carolina, to new jersey. and it's not over yet. we're live in the places hardest hit. >>> sarah palin goes rogue. she lets loose on everything, from that $150,000 makeover, to the interview that she couldn't shake the entire campaign. >> because i knew it wasn't a good interview. >>> photo flap. a man is charged with trying to blackmail supermodel cindy crawford. at dispute, a photo of her young daughter, tied to a chair. >>> guilty plea. the parents of the infamous balloon boy, set to make a plea deal. will they see jail time? >>> and the end is near? we travel deep into the mexican jungle to find out if the 2012 legend is real. or just a lot of hollywood magic. >>> and good morning, everyone. i'm robin roberts, here with chris cuomo, as diane sawyer has the morning off. and this nor'easter, it's the remains of hurricane ida. it's now stronger than it was when the storm first landed in alabama on tuesday morning. >> doesn't have to be hurricane to be dangerous. 55-mile-per-hour
NBC
Nov 19, 2009 4:30am EST
's a look at some other stories making news "early today" in america. >>> a heated police shoot-out in cincinnati was captured on camera. an armed suspect fled his vehicle after an officer pulled him over. well, he climbed into the cab of a nearby truck, where another officer tried to use a taser on him. that suspect shot at that female cop as a third officer arrived. the third officer fired multiple shots, fatally wounding the suspect. >>> a streaking meteor lit up the sky in utah and an observatory captured the display on video. take a look. the fireball brightened the sky to nearby daylight conditions as it entered the atmosphere. the meteor was probably the size of a stove and traveling 80,000 miles per hour but almost certainly broke up before impact. >>> a christmas controversy is brewing in alaska. u.s. postal service stopped shipping letters to santa to north pole, alaska. the mayor of that town has called this an assault on christmas. the letters usually went to the santa claus house, a favorite town attraction. but the post office says bau hum bug. for efficiently, san
PBS
Nov 10, 2009 5:30pm EST
's name. welcome to bbc world news. coming up later, no windows, no crew, america's latest pirate fighting machine. the subway passenger turned out to be a very lucky woman. >> he honored the memory of the dead in public and private, speaking their names and telling their stories as he denounced the twisted logic that led to their death. the u.s. president speaking in fort hood, texas at a memorial service for those that were shot. hasan is accused of the attack. president obama offered personal tributes for the way the victims lived and a service to their country. ♪ >> let's cross to washington, our special correspondent has more. >> before president obama spoke, the army chief of staff said that this of violence was unimaginable. he said it was a kick in the gut for america's armed forces. president obama's tribute was short and simple. this was not the place to look at the motivation of the shooting. he chose to characterize the spasm of violence. >> it might be hard to comprehend the twisted logic that led to this tragedy but this much we do now -- no fath justifies these murderous a
WHUT
Nov 10, 2009 7:00am EST
this are generally avoided. there is speculation that the north koreans may be sending a message to america. a reminder of what is at stake. >> of the stories -- the foreign minister of iran -- other stories -- the foreign minister of iran said that the accusations against three americans included spying. the white house has called for swift release of the three people, who were arrested after crossing from iran into -- from northern iraq into iran in early july. it turns out that the american soldier who murdered other's shoulders on a military base had been in contact with a suspicious imam. medical workers in shanghai have set up temporary vaccinations across the city with the aim of vaccinating all primary and secondary students by the end of the year. the bodies of six british soldiers killed in afghanistan have been flown home. a month them, five service been shot dead last week. hundreds of people are expected to line the streets to pay their respects. the increasing number of casualties is gradually eroding support for the war. and increasingly difficult challenge for politicians at
FOX News
Nov 21, 2009 11:00am EST
within just hours. the promise? it's going to improve health care in america. but the forbes team found something tucked inside they say will lead to more rationing. who's right? hi, everybody. i'm david asman. welcome to "forbes on fox." steve forbes, elizabeth mcdonald and neil weinberg. steve, you're concerned about a little commission that's hidden in this. which one? >> it's about payments for a costly procedure, another form of rationing. they have this in england, a thing called nice, national institute for clinical and health incidents. david: an ironic being a crow him in. -- acronym. >> the state of washington has something similar. but they banned things like scoping your knees for arthritis, m.r.i.'s for breast cancer and things like that. so government can restrict health care supply, ration it, but it can't increase the supply. david: and neil, they do it in england so probably they'll do it here if we get national health care. >> i can't help but notice that the people harging most for the scare tactic that rationing will get between you and your doctor, these evil bureau
WETA
Nov 16, 2009 5:30pm EST
to promoting fiscal responbility and addressing key economic challengefacing america's future. anadditional funding is provided by the followin supporters -- >>> hello and od evening. i'm daljit dhaliwal. >>> president oma spoke openly and bluntly todaybout the benets of individual freedoms in a country known f severe restricting em. at country ischina. today the predent focused on e importance of e u.s./cna lationship in dealing with so of the biggest gbal issues, suc as climat change and economic development. but in his speech to a town hall stylemeeting of university students in shanghai obama ao talkedbout freedomsoften nied in china. >> we do not seek to impose any systemf government on any other nation. but we alsoon't believe that thr are unique to our nati. thesereedoms of epressionand worship, of access to informatn and political partipation, we believe are universal rights. they should be ailable to all people, iluding ethnicnd religious minority whether they are in the unitestates, china or any tion. but even as theresident called for access to inrmation, china was tightly contro
NBC
Nov 15, 2009 6:30pm EST
the sweet and savory taste of prego. it's in there. >>> coming to america, from gitmo to the heartland, is this the new home for captured terrorists? >>> plus new outrage over the 9/11 trial in new york. >>> banking on china. president obama's first visit. tonight a new dynamic with the biggest holder of american debt. >>> page by page. sarah palin's new book and questions about what really happened behind the scenes on the campaign trail. >>> and something to croon about. he left his heart in san francisco, but tony bennett is making a difference back in the old neighborhood, in queens. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening. we have learned tonight a u.s. government task force is shopping for potential locations here in the united states to house terror suspects from guantanamo bay. illinois officials said today a prison there is among those being considered to house detainees once gitmo is closed, likely sometime next year. all this comes just days after the obama administration announced it would try 9/11 suspects at a federal court here in
WHUT
Nov 16, 2009 7:00pm EST
challenges facing america's future. and additional funding is provided by the following supporters -- >>> hello and good ening. i'm daljit dhaliwal. >>> president obama spoke openly and bluntly today about the benefits of individual freedoms in a country known for severely restricting them. that country is china. today the president focused on the importance of the u.s./china relationship in dealing with some of the biggest global issues, such as climate change and economic development. but in his speech to a town hall style meeting of university students in shanghai, obama also talked about freedoms often denied in china. >> we do not seek to impose any system of government on any other nation. but we also don't believe that the principles that we stand for are unique to our nation. these freedoms of expression and worship, of access to information and political participation, we believe are universal rights. they should be available to all people, including ethnic and religious minority, whether they are in the united states, china or any nation. >> but even as the president call
CNN
Nov 29, 2009 11:00am EST
that line from afghanistan to the united states of america and say, you know why we're here? do you remember 9/11? do you remember al qaeda? our mission, as he described early spring is to seek, destroy and get rid of al qaeda to a certain extent and the taliban when there's overlap there which is a lot of it. he needs to remind people that this isn't about propping up karzai. this is not about the afghan government. that's obviously an element you've got to strengthen, but it's not about that, it's about us, and if he can't make that connection, he's got a problem. >> if this continues to spiral downward, next year you have pakistan where they have nuclear weapons. >> and to that point, have the american people -- do our presidents, do our members of congress, do us in our business, do we spend enough time constantly reminding people? because even if things go perfectly in afghanistan, most of al qaeda is on the pakistan side. so essentially u.s. forces in afghanistan are the fire department that if pakistan does its job, al qaeda can't come across the border seeking refuge. >> absolutely.
PBS
Nov 18, 2009 12:35pm EST
discovered south america. i went to japan. and all of that is ultimately digested and comes back in the kind of... i call that smart fusion. >> rose: a look at china and the united states in the after math of the presidential visit and food through the skills of eric ripert next. captioning sponsored by rose communications from our studios in new york city, this is charlie rose. >> rose: this evening we continue our coverage of president obama's visit to china. earlier today he met with president hu jintao in beijing. the two leaders held a press conference, though neither took questions afterwards. here's a part of what they said. >> ( translated ): to preserve and promote the growth of this relationship is a shared responsibility for both china and the united states. the chinese side is willing to work with the u.s. side to ensure the sustained, sound, and steady growth of this relationship to the greater benefits of peoples of our two countries and people throughout the world. >> the major challenges of the 21st century, from climate change to nuclear proliferation to economic recovery ar
CNN
Nov 24, 2009 10:00pm EST
as america knows it. >>> also tonight, nip and tax. taxing cosmetic surgery to help fund health insurance. sound like a good plan? maybe not until you hear who is really affected here and what happened when one state tried. this we're grilling doctors and law makers to night, "keeping them honest." >>> plus the republican party's ten new commandments. it's a purity test. how many republicans would pass? ronald reagan make the grade? we have the answers and "raw politics" ahead tonight. >>> first up, president obama's decision to escalate the war in afghanistan. three months after his commander general stanley mcchrystal called for additional forces and more than eight years after the war began. the outlines are now coming into focus. reportedly as many as 34,000 additional troops will be sent. that's on top of 20,000 the president sent in march. and would push force level there's above the 100,000 mark. the new strategy is evolving out of nine top level white house meetings in consultation with former commanders including general colin powell who along with 300 others is spending the even
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